Fayette County

Non-profits ask county to hold off on ‘no policy’ policy

Calling it a wise suggestion, Commissioner Charles Rousseau and his fellow commissioners agreed with the leadership from several key local non-profit groups that it would be best to gather together and decide the best way to move forward before accepting staff’s recommendation to not have a non-profit policy. Over the summer, the Board of Commissioners…

County says no to annexation request for mysterious development for now

The county isn’t quite ready to say yes to Fayetteville’s request to annex 21.6 acres and rezone it to Business Park as part of a larger, mysterious development. At Thursday night’s meeting, commissioners expressed hesitance to approve it without more details on the project or at least concessions from Fayetteville on a number of conditions….

County approves roundabout as Antioch-Goza intersection fix

Fayette County has their plan to fix the dangerous intersection at Antioch and Goza. At Thursday night’s Board of Commissioners meeting a roundabout was unanimously approved. Calling them both viable, long term solutions, Allen Krivsky with Heath & Lineback Engineers presented to the board what their analysis determined would be the two best options, a…

Lt. Governor Cagle talks growth in Fayette, statewide

Municipal elections come early next month, but eyes are always focused on the future. For a state booming, the governorship is coming open at a very crucial time. Looking ahead to the November 2018 election, early frontrunner and current Lieutenant Governor Casey Cagle returned to Fayette County Tuesday night to meet with supporters and keep…

Writing Fayette County’s story

by Riley Hicks “Fayette County is like a good book. It’s a story you never want to end,” moderator Gina Martin said in closing Friday morning’s gathering at the Fayette County Public Library. “Hot off the press: Coffee, conversation, and community” brought together local leaders to talk about the direction of Fayette County, especially its…

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